RIM introduces Playbook, the new tablet pc in DevCon 2010

Remember we told you about Blackberry Devcon 2010 Which started yesterday in San Francisco. After talking about a number of developer focused services and tools the Blackberry makers finally officially announced the rumored Blackberry tablet. Previously it was rumored to be named as Blackpad but RIM calls is Playbook. Blackberry_Playbook The Playbook is amazingly superb. Supports multitasking, Flash, music multimedia and all earlier BB tagged business driven apps. Now the big news is the OS which is not the anticipated Blackberry OS, but it’s QNX which has been best known for dealing with symetric-architecture systems. The hardware also won’t disappoint you. It is 7” diagonal powered by dual-core 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM. Loaded with both front and rear camera to be 3 MP & 5 MP respectively (iPad, Galaxy, anyone? – Nope). 1080p video with HDMI out for presentations or LCD viewing. Impressive hardware with a lots of hands up over earlier tablets. Another nice and worth mention feature is the USB connector, which we missed in the iPad Web browsing on Playbook is a fun too. It supports Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, Adobe® Mobile AIR® and HTML-5. From a long time mobile industry is working to reduce gap between the real web and mobile internet. With the latest technology on board, the Playbook seems to give a significant contribution in bridging the Gap. There’s a lot more to talk about the BB’s playbook and we will definitely discuss in brief. For the time being enjoy the specs and Video of its OS

  • 7″ LCD capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
  • 1024 x 600, WSVGA
  • BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5MP main camera and 3MP front camera, supports 1080p HD video recording
  • HDMI video output
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB
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